International

News > International > Iran official: 39 killed, 9 hurt in plane crash

Iran official: 39 killed, 9 hurt in plane crash

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian transportation official says 39 people were killed and nine wounded when a regional passenger plane crashed Sunday while taking off from the capital, Tehran. Deputy Minister of Transportation Ahmad Majidi provided the latest casualty figures in an appearance on state TV. The channel had earlier reported that all 48 people onboard had died. The Sepahan Air Iran-140 regional plane crashed near Tehran's Mehrabad airport shortly after takeoff on its way to Tabas, a town in eastern Iran.

International

MAHMOUDIYAH, Iraq (AP) — The exhausted Kurdish fighters leaned against a pair of antiquated green cannons on a...
HONG KONG (AP) — The luxury boutiques of Hong Kong's Tsim Shai Tsui district are so mobbed with vacationing...
FREEMAN RESERVE, Liberia (AP) — The man with reddened eyes sat in his underwear outside his thatched home. He was...
FREEMAN RESERVE, Liberia (AP) — The man with reddened eyes sat in his underwear outside his thatched home. He was...
LONDON (AP) — Squeezed between insurgent anti-Europeans, a skittish party and suspicious voters, Britain's prime...